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On Tuesday, Police in Charlotte, North Carolina, shot and killed a black man they said was armed outside an apartment complex. The shooting soon set off violent protests that continued late into the night and left about two dozen people injured. A large crowd of demonstrators gathered near the scene of the shooting Tuesday night to protest the killing of Keith Lamont Scott, who was fatally shot by a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department officer earlier in the day. Scott’s family insisted he was not armed when he was killed. Early Wednesday morning, protesters even shut down traffic on Interstate 85 and some opened up the backs of tractor trailers, took out boxes and set them on fire in the middle of the highway.

Added on the 21/09/2016 09:32:18 - Copyright : Wochit

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